Marilyn Pupo-Guillen, M.D. was born in Havana, Cuba, the daughter of congressman and housewife, who at the age of 3 months, had to flee with her parents to Miami, Florida for political persecution. She grew up in South Florida. Dr. Pupo-Guillen is in private practice along with her husband who is also a psychiatrist. They have two daughters. In her practice she takes into consideration the role that biology, psychology, and sociology play in areas related to psychiatric disorders. She is bilingual and brings a wealth of experience to treat a diverse patient population. Her interest of practice is child and adolescent psychiatry, however she also treats young adults with a focus on
Dr. Pupo-Guillen completed a Bachelors of Arts at the University of Miami and later on obtained her Medical Doctorate degree from Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Pupo-Guillen completed her psychiatric residency at Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. There she had the opportunity to train at the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest in the world, and secure her clinical experience in an extraordinary array of affiliated clinical institutions. Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas is consistently ranked among the top medical schools in the nation. Dr. Pupo-Guillen served as Chief Resident in psychiatry at the Veterans fairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Pupo-Guillen completed her subspecialty in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Jackson Memorial Medical Center. The department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University
of Miami Health System/Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine has a research portfolio of clinical practices that treats over 50,000 patients per year and a medical education program which includes some of the nation’s top leaders in psychiatry.
Dr. Pupo-Guillen held an academic position as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University and served as Assistant Medical Director of Children and Youth Services at United Health Service Hospitals. Dr. Pupo-Guillen has conducted and published research on atypical antipsychotic use in adolescents with a spectrum of psychotic disorders.
Dr. Pupo-Guillen was the Chief Medical Officer for Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC). CPLC is a community development corporation established in 1967 who is committed to economic development, education, social services, and integrated healthcare. They are recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. CPLC operates out of Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico providing services in both rural and urban areas impacting more than 200,000 low income individuals annually. Services are provided to children, adolescent, and adults.